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Kernel Engineer


We are on a mission to build a software defined infrastructure that builds, manages, scales and heals with our business growth. There are many challenges that engage us on a daily basis to evolve our cloud platform and you will play an integral role.

Our values

Customer First - Every problem we solve must create value for the customer ( and we put the customer above everything else.

Simplicity - Our systems need to be as simple as possible through thoughtful reduction.

Just Works - Our platforms need to just work at our scale with highest possible availability.

Engineering Excellence - Take pride in engineering solutions that push the boundaries of possibility.


We provide world class problems that very few companies in the technology world have to deal with. These are very important for running the business at our scale and need to be solved for highest reliability, availability and in a most efficient manner. These help us to be the platform of choice for millions of our customers - for many of them, primary source of income.

We provide autonomy, we expect mastery and collectively we help our purpose. You can expect not to see any bureaucracy.

For this position, We are looking at engineers with strong linux and kernel experience, who can solve harder problems for our large scale private cloud deployments.


  • B.S/M.S/Ph.D in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.

  • 3+ years of experience in building software systems at scale or standing out experience in Linux kernel or the community.

  • Solid foundations in computer science - Operating Systems and Kernel, data structures, logical thinking, and algorithms, etc.,

  • Demonstrable experience in solving problems in the areas of distributed systems at scale preferably at systems level

  • Experience in Linux Kernel, performance engineering, and networking stacks, etc.

  • Experience working in the Kubernetes as a consumer or a provider (public or private clouds) is a plus.

  • Programming languages - Go, Python, C/C++.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and advance the capabilities and performance of our highly reliable and available cloud services - Compute, Network and Storage.

  • Own the services from cradle to grave with development, test, deploy, monitor and measure.

  • Conceive new ideas to problems and take them to market through rapid prototyping, validation, iterative development and continuous test and deployment.

  • Challenge yourself, enrich in an environment of like minded engineers and most importantly Have fun!


eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected]  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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